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Marina Cafe

404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
850-837-7960
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Ranked #10 of 240 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is the second time we have eaten here and it was just as good as the first time! We had a party of 5 and everyone had something different. I had the redfish which was the best fish I have ever had. Also, the seafood pasta was so good. We will definitely go back the next time we are... More

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Point Clear, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Excellent meal and service. Waterfront view of Destin Harbor. We consistantlty return to this restaurant every trip we make to Destin. New appetizers were especially good. Desserts also !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

The Maître d', Wally was the maître d' for our rehearsal dinner here 10 years ago. Our experience then & the food have been on our mind a LOT over the last 10 years, something we looked forward to repeating. We arrived assuming we had built it up too much in our minds for them to deliver- they surprised us!... More

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Colorado
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261 reviews 261 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We come here every time we visit Destin, and quite frankly, are stunned by some of the negative reviews. We've never had a bad meal or less than excellent service. Tonight was no different. The setting is gorgeous, overlooking an inner harbor. We usually try to be here for sunset, which can be beautiful. The dining room is quiet enough... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We have dined here several times. The food is hit or miss lately. Many menu changes (my server used the word "improvements" which is debatable). Prefer the old scallop preparation. Also, had to comment on the variance between the level of service in the bar vs the dining room. All of our servers have been top notch. They should consider... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It was my 48th birthday and my husband and I went to marina to celebrate while on vacation. Service at the bar was terrible. The bar tender did not know how to make a Cosmo with grey goose or a tanquerry martini. The bartenders were arguing among each other. One bartender then began banging dirty dishes on the bar beside... More

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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

They seemed rushed and poorly staffed. Seating and greeting at the door was hit and miss. We decided to eat in the bar after it was evident that eating in the restaurant was going to take forever and after seating was going to take another 30 minutes. It was very slow so we just thought if we sat in the... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Marina Cafe and let me say, they didn't disappoint! The food was wonderful and the service was just as good. We enjoyed it so much. Thanks Wally!

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Marina never disappoints. Great food and awesome view of the harbor. Had several different dishes and all were spot on for quality and taste. Wonderful experience.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Visited here on our way through town with friends. Awesome view, service and meal! If you love seafood they have a lot of variety and everything was over the top.

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